AMD mobility roadmap leaked, shows upcoming ARM and x86 chips

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AMD launched its first low-power processors based on ARM architecture in 2014. Those chips were designed for servers rather than consumer devices like tablets and notebooks. But if a product roadmap leaked at German site Planet3DNow is accurate, it looks like AMD is getting ready to launch its first ARM-based chips for mobile devices this […]

Deals of the Day (4-30-2015)

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The Asus VivoMini is a desktop computer that’s small enough to hold in one hand, but powerful enough to run Windows or other desktop operating systems… and unlike some tiny PCs, it has a decent array of ports including four USB 3.0 ports, HDMI and DisplayPort, Ethernet, and an SD card reader. Asus launched the VivoMini […]

Dell launches Wireless Dock for Broadwell PCs with Intel WiGig

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Ultrabooks and tablets may be nice to use on the go thanks to their compact size, light weight, and long battery life. But when you want to connect a few displays, keyboard, mouse, external storage, and other peripherals you might not have enough ports. Did I say ports? Where we’re going we don’t need any […]

Microsoft releases Windows 10 preview for Raspberry Pi, Minnowboard Max

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Windows 10 is designed to run across a range of devices including smartphones, tablets, notebooks, desktops, and even holographic computers. It’ll also support extremely low-power devices like the Raspberry Pi 2… and now you can download a preview of Windows 10 for those devices. Just don’t expect to use Windows to turn your Raspberry Pi […]

Google Chrome Dev browser now available for Android

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Google’s Chrome web browser for desktops comes in three basic versions: Stable, Beta, and Dev Channel. The same is true of the Chrome OS software that runs on Chromebooks and Chromeboxes. And now all three are available for Android as well: Google has just released Chrome Dev to the Google Play Store. You can download […]

Deals of the Day (4-29-2015)

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Dell is one of the few companies that offers a Chromebook with an Intel Core i3 processor. The Dell Chromebook 11 with a Core i3 Haswell chip normally sells for $379 which makes the system more expensive than most Chromebooks… but a lot cheaper than a Chromebook Pixel. But right now you can pick up […]

Chromixium: Ubuntu Linux… if it looked like Chrome OS


Say you like the simplicity of Google’s Chrome OS, but want access to a wider world of native desktop apps. You could use Crouton to install Ubuntu on a Chromebook (and run it in a browser tab). Or you could install Chromixium on just about any recent computer with an x86 processor. Chromixium is a full-fledged desktop-style […]